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Tigers Draft Signing Presser

Many of the principles involved in the drafting and signing process were on a conference call to discuss the draft. Here are some of the highlights from the call.

Key: DC=David Chadd, DD=Dave Dombrowski, JT=Jacob Turner, DF=Daniel Fields, BF=Bruce Fields, JF=Julie Fields, AO=Andrew Oliver

Posted by on August 18, 2009.

Categories: 2009 Season, Minors

4 Responses

  1. Thanks for all the signing coverage, billfer.

    by Eric Cioe on Aug 18, 2009 at 5:43 pm

  2. So was this day a win for the Tigers? I understand getting Fields and Turner were the major issues. Was anyone we wanted NOT signed?

    by Mat on Aug 18, 2009 at 10:26 pm

  3. I definitely think so. Sure it would be nice to have added Appel/Keefer/Mateychick etc, but the Tigers added 3 prospects who instantly appear in their top 10 (and 2 in their top 5) and they spent $9 million (3rd highest) to do it. I’d call it a big win.

    by billfer on Aug 18, 2009 at 10:31 pm

  4. Glad to hear it. Thanks.

    by Mat on Aug 19, 2009 at 1:48 pm

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